Monday, July 11, 2016

Dedicated To Martha

I drove into my downtown Nati City to show you something special.
Parking is easy in my new Tub Car.

Martha, lived out her last days at the Cincinnati Zoo.
Martha was the last passenger pigeon on Earth.
Extinct gone forever, what was once the most numerous bird species in America.
 Martha died in 1914.
6,500 square feet on a side of a downtown building we have a mural.
ArtWorks reproduced an original John A. Ruthven.  A masterpiece.
It took 103 days to be completed.  Look at the size of the passenger pigeon's wing compared to me in the center bottom of the picture.
The mural is dedicated to Martha and Passenger Pigeons.
How I, Sweet William The Scot, wish I could have seen Martha and her flocks fly.
Lets all work together to not let another species go extinct.
Here in this two minute video you can watch the mural being painted.
Hit the YouTube if you want full screen.


Well now I got to pick up my girl friend Bella for the dance over at Christmas' Blog.
Hope Bella likes my stylish Tub Car.

Thanks for being a friend
Traveling down the road and back again
Your heart is true and your a friend of  mine
Signing Off 
Sweet William The Scot

Psss ~ Don't Bella and I, Sweet William, cut the rug magnificently.


23 comments :

  1. Hari OM
    OMD you and Bella are the pawfect coupupple!!! thank you so very much, Sweet William, for putting up this post about Martha today - have just been getting my Nati City posts scheduled and when I put this mural up I realised I just did not have enough info! Will be linking back here. Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

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  2. Oh my, Martha and her fellows were beautiful birdies, how sad they are extinct!!!!
    Haf a pawsome time at the dance William!
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

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  3. It is so sad about Martha and her fellow birds. Man is so very cruel to others. Love your Tub- mobile. You and Bella Rock the dance floor. Hope you are staying cool in this heat, but I must prefer the heat to the cold winter.
    Your friend, Bentley

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    1. We have been doing some yard work and it is hot hot. Yesterday when we went into Nati to grab the pictures we went early while it was still nice with a breeze.
      SWTS

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    2. We love being up and at am before the rest of the world stirs and also before the heat and humidity gets to bad.

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  4. Ringy-Dingy-Dee...Sir William, my Ma thanks you and your Lee! She loved your birthday card so much. It made her smile from ear to ear! That is one fine mural. Wow! It is huge. We always love when you show us around your Nati City!
    Your friend, until the end...
    Oz

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  5. that is sure a masterpiece... we love it! and we love the meaning behind this wonderful work....
    btw: where can we buy such a tub car? the mama wants one :o)

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  6. I beg to differ. There are some who deserve extinction. An example is child or animal abusers.

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  7. Wow - that is a beautiful mural! I didn't know that had been painted.

    Monty, Harlow and Ramble

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  8. I swear it wuzn't me dat ate em all.

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  9. it is always so sad to loose an entire species - you just never know what we could of learned from them

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  10. Thank you so much Sweet William for showing us that truly awesome mural. Gail has read about passenger pigeons and their sad fate at the hands of her species. We join you in hoping for no more pointless and destructive extinctions. (As scientists we do understand that 'natural' extinctions are part of evolution).
    Toodle pip!
    Bertie (in pedantic scientist mode today).

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  11. It is an amazingly beautiful mural. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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  12. What a beautiful mural. We didn't even see you in that picture until we read that you were in it and we went back to look.

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  13. The mural is very cool and that was a very informative story

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  14. You and Bella look pawesome!!

    Aroo to you,
    Sully

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  15. Gosh that's a beautiful mural. I am a big fan of street art and is spectacular especially since it covers the whole wall.

    Thanks again for donating to our little fundraiser. We sure appreciate your help! You are a wonderful a friend.

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  16. Oh, what a beautiful mural!!! So sad abouts Martha ~ butts, I am glads that she and the other burdies are not forgotten, and are furever remembered.
    OMD, you and Bella look amazin' dude! Way to cut a rug!!!
    Kisses,
    Ruby ♥

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  17. that mural is beautiful - you look so tiny there!
    hugs
    Mr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

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  18. Love the tub-car....unique!

    Such a lovely mural for a sad subject. No more passenger pigeons.

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  19. Furst we love that tub car just love it. Second that mural is so beautiful, you have the most interesting things where you live Will. stella rose

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  20. Thank *you* for being such a sweet friend.

    I love this post. Although it's absolutely heartbreaking that passenger pigeons are extinct, the mural is gorgeous. And you traveling in your bathtub made me smile after an incredibly hard week.

    Lots of love to you, Sweet William.

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